Jan 9, 2012 Volunteer Meeting Summary

Posted by Amy On Friday, January 13, 2012
I. Organizational Items 
·         December volunteer hours were submitted
·         New Power Point Projector is almost paid off! Thanks for all the donateions and if you would still like to donate contact heifersacramento@gmail.com.
·         Handcart for moving materials has been donated to the group!  Yeah! 
II. Upcoming Events
·         Speaker Training for volunteers Jan 28, 2012
·         UC Global Health Day – Feb. 4, 2012
·         Volunteer Meeting Feb. 6, 2012 with a presentation on Heifer in Tanzania by Jill Kilty-Newburn and news from headquarters by Eliza Penick.
·         Davis Farmers Market – Every third Saturday morning starting Feb. 18
·         Harvest Sacramento – Weekends through Jan and Feb
III. Outreach 
·         Spreadsheet of recent local Heifer activity was discussed. 
·         United Way – We are investigating ways to involve our volunteer group with the state’s Global Impact section of United Way .
·         “One Farm at a Time” event – Spread the word about this event at the Sierra 2 Community Center on January 31st, 6:30-9:00 pm. 
The Sacramento Co-op and Soil Born Farms sponsor it. More information and registration is on line atwww.sacfoodcoop.com
·         Database – We discussed starting to collect names of local people interested in Heifer International. 
IV. Next Meeting  Feb. 6, 2012 - Campus Commons Board Room at 6:00 pm.
 Don’t miss Jill Kilty-Newburn’s presentation on her study trip to Tanzania.
Eliza Penick will visit with Heifer updates. 

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